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Fair beach in Sihanoukville

If you want to cleaner beach experience, I recommend going to the islands, but if you are in... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
CFEIII
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Austin, Texas
a place to avoid

due to the demolition of the beach bars that were there 10 months ago this area is dirty and there... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
Annw1000
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Hyde, United Kingdom
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Oct 1, 2018
“Fair beach in Sihanoukville”
Mar 28, 2018
“Ruined”
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Completely ruined by letting Chinese companies build casino's and KTV hotels with not upgrading the services so electric cuts water turned off for day at a time, I suspect someone's getting rich on this but not the average person

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 288rogerbryant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing but rubbish and filth. The most disgusting place in Cambodia. Go straight to the pier and head out to the islands.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank T1075CKcamillas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid at all costs! Flies, litter and raw sewage trickling in to the bay, which has several companies renting jet speeds to anyone with a few dollars, make a this beach to be avoided

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ramac300
Reviewed December 2, 2018

due to the demolition of the beach bars that were there 10 months ago this area is dirty and there is a lot of building work in the area

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Annw1000
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to Cambodia every year since 2013 for holidays. It was my happy place. It literally broke my heart to see the way Sihanoukville has been DESTROYED by the Chinese takeover. Serendipity beach simply does not exist anymore. The streets are literally...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Alessandra B
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

Worst place I’ve ever been even the sea is filthy What a shame the Chinese have been allowed to do this to a once backpackers heaven

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Resort51139594017
Reviewed October 29, 2018

All the shacks and bars have been pulled down to make way for hotels and casinos. You can still walk along the beach, but its like a building site.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank anth0nyj107
Reviewed October 1, 2018

If you want to cleaner beach experience, I recommend going to the islands, but if you are in Sihanoukville, this is a good place to have a seafood lunch. Vendors walk up and down the beach (about noon) selling fresh cooked crab and lobster for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CFEIII
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Serendipity Beach is just another "not so clean" beach in Sihanoukville. Not much water activity here and constructions everywhere by the Chinese nationals. There are trash everywhere and they have lost the sense of caring for the environment. What a shame!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MadmanAdventure
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Not many activities can be done here, or maybe my friend and I weren’t sure if it was because of the raining season. Perhaps a good spot for sunset if it wasn’t raining.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank chekudin
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Hannah H
London, England, United Kingdom
Two spare beds in Serendipity beach hostel (0 Replies)
Hi, My friend and I booked a 4 bed room in the Led Zephr hostel in Serendipity beach (for some reason it was cheaper than booking two beds in a dorm room). There are only 2 of us so if anyone is looking for somewhere v.cheap to stay from 7th to 11th July 2012 let me know. Thanks, Hannah
June 27, 2012|
RUBERBrisbaneOZ
Langkawi, Malaysia
Can't remember (3 Replies)
I stayed at Serendipity beach a few years back at a nice little bungalow place but cannot remember the name . If you go down that long road to the pier , instead of turning left to all the bars , you turn right . It was 100-200 metres on the right , several quaint little wooden bungalows on the hillside . The had a bar on the ocean (rocks) at the front of the bungalows Anyone got any ideas of name ?
October 28, 2017|
Response fromRUBERBrisbaneOZ|
Maybe it was "the Cove " ??
TwiggyWells
UK
Beach Bars (4 Replies)
Can anyone please confirm exactly what the situation is with the demolition of the beach bars on Serendipity Beach how many bars have they demolished ? Are there as many tents on the beach as I've seen in photo are there any bars remaining sunbeds etc? As I'll be arriving end Jan doesn't sound or look good from a tourists point of view any info would be much appreciated
January 02, 2018|
Response fromtraveller0952|
go to otres1